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An unusual premise for unusual thoughts. It certainly changed my perception of the phrase "in vain".Published 2 months ago by HJ-Marseilles
I saw some people praising this book on the internet somewhere so I decided it would be worth a read.
I had forgotten how much I love German authors. Read more
Interesting read. I picked it up after reading storm of steel but obviously this is a completely different book. Storm of steel is a one off that cannot be copied or repeated. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Quinner
A former soldier, Captain Richard, must give up the old ways of morals and manhood, to accept the ways of the New World; one in which will lead him into the very bowels of... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Watson
Ernst Jünger's novel is a mix of '1984' by George Orwell and `Brave New World' by Aldous Huxley. Read morePublished on June 27, 2013 by Luc REYNAERT
This review contains plot spoilers.
Ernst Junger is best-known for his "In Stahlgewittern" ("Storm of Steel"), a literary account of the time he spent serving in World... Read more
Captain Richard, black listed by the armed services, is desperate for a job and approaches an influential ex cavalry comrade,Twinning's, to intercede. Read morePublished on October 19, 2011 by An admirer of Saul
I gather when this novel came out, it was widely dismissed as irrelevant. It was probably out of sync with the contemporary German political sensibility with political parties that... Read morePublished on September 21, 2010 by JAK